A low-cost device provides good-tasting water, avoids the need for in-home treatment and lowers rates of diarrhea in children, according to a study.
NIH Director Francis Collins made news when he called for an end to all-male panels. Here, Michele Barry provides context and encourages all to take part.
Despite improvements in pre-hospital care, many women in India continue to die from burn injuries, a study by a Stanford emergency medicine physician shows.
Ertharin Cousin, the former executive director of the World Food Programme, discusses her career and her determination to address hunger globally.
A new Stanford study found that allowing fathers to take time off following birth improves the health and mental well-being of mothers.
Rigid gender expectations hurt everyone’s health. A series of papers in the Lancet works to clarify how this happens and spur improvements.
In this Q&A, Stanford physician-scientists Stanley Deresinski and Marisa Holubar explain why responsible use of antibiotics is so important worldwide.
New Stanford research suggests a method of analyzing cell-phone videos of children could alleviate the bottleneck in autism diagnosis around the world.
Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.
Rise with Refugees, held recently on campus, featured slam poetry and discussions about how to improve the lives and health of refugees.
A Stanford-led study of preschoolers in Pakistan identifies three factors that can help kids develop executive function and resilience.
In a southern African nation, a clinic is helping children who suffer from debilitating ear, nose and throat conditions that are rare in the U.S.
Rose Clarke Nanyonga, a nurse and academic leader in Uganda, is one of the women leaders featured in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
New research has found that many regions of Mexico lack genetic counselors; increased outreach and training could help, Stanford researcher suggests.
Stanford epidemiologist Stephen Luby is working to improve air quality by reforming brick production in Bangladesh and South Asia.
In the fall of 2018, videoconferencing helped unite 23 Stanford students with 23 fellow students in Beruit, Lebanon, and provided the opportunity to co-develop a project that could help improve refugees’ lives and health.